Another Box

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Project by robert triplett posted 11-12-2012 06:30 PM 1057 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I used some Figured Maple and almost lavender Purpleheart for this box. The Purpleheart has dark lines of grain in it. When it was in my shop and got dusty, it looked like corduroy fabric. They disapper when sanded and oiled. The Watco Natural Danish Oil darkened the color. I may have to try some water based poly to try to keep the light color. 11”x 10” x 6”

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#1 posted 11-12-2012 07:22 PM

Nice Robert

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#2 posted 11-12-2012 08:02 PM

Hey Rob !!

Nice work with the purpleheart and Maple to make a great looking “another box”

Robert Brennan

-- Regards Robert

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#3 posted 11-12-2012 08:10 PM

Very pretty, but do you make it in walnut? :-)

Really is a nice box.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 11-12-2012 09:33 PM

Love the deep color of the purpleheart. Nice job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#5 posted 11-13-2012 12:06 AM

Nice box. I have not seen purple heart that reddish!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#6 posted 11-13-2012 08:08 PM

Really pretty Robert, great looking box!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#7 posted 11-14-2012 01:50 PM

Poppin combo/s

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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